DStv Channel 403 Friday, 19 April 2024

Discussion | Social Grants | 'R350 grant not improving lives of beneficiaries'

CAPE TOWN - The Institute for Economic Justice says the Social Relief of Distress Grant amendments are unlawful and irrational.

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Government has proposed recovering money from beneficiaries it's deemed to have benefitted irregularly and cancelling applications that haven't been paid out within 90-days.

It also says the three-hundred-and-fifty-rand grant payments haven't kept up with inflation.

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The Institute's Kelle Howson spoke to the eNCA.

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